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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 49' South
Longitude: 75° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.51 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1003.17 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.14 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miwest0° 18' 48.6"21.55 misouth21.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 24' South
Longitude: 59° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.2"985.20 miwest0° 09' 50.8"11.28 misouth985.01 mi
24 hours12° 49' 51.6"873.05 mieast3° 40' 11.1"252.27 misouth903.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:10 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM2481 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:40 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 9:40 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmWest-southwest WSW
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